LOIS G. LERNER DESIGNATED ACTING GENERAL COUNSEL
WASHINGTON The Federal Election Commission has designated
Lois G. Lerner, presently the FECs Associate General Counsel for Enforcement, to serve as Acting General Counsel for a period of six months while the Commission conducts an open selection process to fill the General Counsels position. Ms. Lerners appointment will be effective on January 2, 2001.
The FECs General Counsel, Lawrence M. Noble, will be leaving the FEC on January 1, 2001 to become Executive Director and General Counsel of the Center for Responsive Politics.
Ms. Lerner joined the FECs General Counsels Office in 1981, served as an Assistant General Counsel, and was appointed in 1986 to head the Enforcement Division. Prior to joining the FEC, she was a staff attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice. She is a graduate of Northeastern University in Boston and received her Juris Doctor from Western New England College of Law in Springfield, MA.
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